Mixed Messages


I thought long and hard about whether I would write this blog post.  I don’t want it to appear as if I am dissing or endorsing any particular “diet” or healthy-eating program or plan, but recent events have lead me to think many commercial plans are sending mixed messages about what is and is not … [Read more...]

Wednesday Check-In + Keeping an eye on a goal

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Hello, friends! How are my favorite shrinkers doing? That means, ALL of you, by the way! It's Wednesday which means it's time to hop on the scale and assess the situation. Do a weight loss check in! How was your week? I was down 1 lb. this week at my Weight Watchers weigh in! I was doing the … [Read more...]

Weight Watchers Review 2014

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Hey, Shrinkers!  It's your Ghost of Christmas Past, Mel from thedailymel.com. For those who might not have been around the Sisterhood very long, I used to be one of the Contributing Writers here.  Christy asked if I would be willing to come back and cross-post my recent review of the new Simple … [Read more...]

Applebee’s Under 550 Menu Review {Giveaway}


Congratulations to Alexis {Diva on a Diet} who is the winner of the $25 Applebee's gift card!   Like me, I'm sure many of you have probably cut way back on the amount of times you eat out at a restaurant in the name of trying to save some calories and fat?  C'mon, we've all heard … [Read more...]

Celebrating Success Now

  I was reading Lisa's post from yesterday and was struck by how she was embracing who/where she is right now, most specifically with her running.  While I'm not a runner, her post really got me thinking about how often I sell myself short, too.  I let myself get discouraged by how much … [Read more...]

Weekly Check-In {August 15}

Wow, can you believe we're already smack-dab in the middle of August?!  Sadly, that means summer is coming to an end, but on the upside, at least it means we've survived the dog days of summer.  Temperatures for many folks have already started to cool which makes being active outdoors much more … [Read more...]

Time to Cook & Tell! A Healthy Recipe Link-Up

I don't know about everyone else, but one of my biggest challenges when it comes to healthy eating is avoiding the dreaded food boredom.  You know, that rut one can easily fall into by eating the same things week in and week out. So, what's a shrinker to do?  We turn to the interwebs and scrounge … [Read more...]

A little (long) history of me

A few weeks ago, we introduced you to Christie Inge, life coach extraordinaire. Please take a second to go back and read her guest post! As I mentioned then, I’m going to be tackling some of the questions that Christie presents in her getting started guide. The good, the bad, the ugly...I'm going … [Read more...]

Saturday Review: The Better Chip

I'm a huge fan of chips. They're the perfect blend of crunchy and salty that makes my mouth happy happy. I mean, seriously, what's better than a nice crunchy chip when the snack craving hits? Sadly, my beloved chips have become an infrequent luxury rather than my go-to snack since I began … [Read more...]

Shrink Yo’Self in 2012 (Week 5)

The Weigh In Happy Wednesday, Shrinkers!!  Wow, here we are in February already!  How is that even possible?!  It seems like just a week or so ago that it was the start of the New Year and our first challenge of 2012!  So far, we've completed four full weeks of the challenge which means it's time … [Read more...]

Recipe: Dijon Shrimp


I'm a huge fan of seafood, especially shrimp.  It's one of my favorite types of seafood to cook at home because it's quick, easy, and is a great fit with my Weight Watchers food plan. I recently came across this recipe for Dijon Shrimp.  Unfortunately, I don't remember exactly where I found it, … [Read more...]

Top 10 Posts of 2011

Yeah, I know 2011 is so yesterday's news, but here at The Sisterhood we have lots of awesome posts and we want to make sure you didn't miss anything good! We care about you THAT much! Check out our list of the most-viewed posts written in 2011: 10.  Emotional Eating - Part I. Are you an emotional … [Read more...]

Saturday Review: NEW Chobani Flavors! {Giveaway}


In case you  haven't heard, Chobani just introduced some awesome new flavors!  From left to right, we've got Apple Cinnamon, Blood Orange, and Passion Fruit.  These flavors are so new, you may not have seen them in your local store yet, but keep your eyes open because they should be there SOON! I … [Read more...]

Editors’ Weekly Round-Up: Get a Plan!

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We have almost made it through the first week of 2012! For us shrinkers, that means that we are probably following some sort of eating plan or have been thinking about changing our eating habits. I'm digging into our archives and linking to some of our older posts outlining specific eating plans. Do … [Read more...]